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For the Birds: Radiology Parallels, Finding Wellness, and Lessons Learned in Birding

Published:January 17, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2021.12.023
      The popularity of birding has grown substantially during the COVID-19 pandemic. As an activity that can be performed year-round with social distancing in virtually any location, birding shares a striking resemblance to the practice of radiology – so much so that we feel it represents a unique wellness activity that may greatly appeal to radiologists. In this paper, we describe commonalities between birding and radiology, hopefully inspiring readers to get outdoors and commune with nature in this restorative wellness activity.
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